Drops of Ink

Chorale kick starts the 2022 LHS Spring Concert singing songs such as, Come to the Music, It Sings In Me and Dies Irae

LHS Students Sing Their Hearts Out at the Spring Choir Concert

Zahraa Patel, Staff Member May 24, 2022

On Thursday, May 19th, students from the Libertyville High School’s choir class performed their last seasonal concert for the year. The production received a standing ovation from the crowd as they performed...

 The lunchroom is currently undergoing various pronounced changes, making it the first time in almost fifty years that the kitchen and structure have been altered. The new attributions will feature a coffee bar, different quality food and new wallpaper.

Inside Information about LHS Cafeteria Renovations

Jack Birmingham and Marisa Tarica May 20, 2022

It’s the end of the cafeteria as we know it. Changes are underway to revitalize the centerpiece of LHS, starting in the immediate future. Estimated to be completed in one to three years, the cafeteria...

The Waukegan Generating Station sits on the shore of Lake Michigan, with toxic particulate matter rising from the coal-fired generators. The plant has a capacity of 803 Megawatts; however, the station only runs in times of high electrical grid demand.

Coal-Fired Waukegan Generating Station shutting down next month

Alex Clark, Staff Member May 20, 2022

The nearly century-long lifespan of Lake County’s remaining coal-fired power plant will be ending next month in June 2022. Located in Waukegan on the shores of Lake Michigan, this power plant has been...

DOI’s Guide to the Primaries: Candidates

Eva Fahrenkrog May 19, 2022

Illinois's primary elections are on June 28, 2022. Here is a guide to all the candidates in races with contested primaries, meaning races where there is more than one candidate of the same party running...

These bright lights, lanterns and crescent moon decorations adorn this house to celebrate Ramadan. The crescent moon and star are Islamic symbols. Lanterns have always been a traditional decoration that many Muslims around the world put up every Ramadan. The pillows in the back say “Ramadan Kareem” in Arabic writing, the dominant language of Islam.

What is Ramadan?

Roqaya Elmenshawy and Zahraa Patel April 27, 2022

You may have seen a lot of people putting up “Ramadan Mubarak” posts on social media or possibly heard that phrase sometime this month. Well, what is Ramadan? Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic...

Seniors Connor Walters and Michael Addari smile through the struggle of 40 hours at an airport.

The LHS Baseball Team’s Airport Mayhem

Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

“We got picked up at 5:30 am on Friday,” senior baseball player Connor Walters said. “The original plan was to take off at 8 am from Orlando, then catch a connecting flight in Fort Lauderdale at...

Senior Owen Haywood helps lead a discussion about which cereal is best? Topics at The Gray Area vary from light-hearted topics like cereal preference to serious topics such as state laws and the legalization of marijuana.

New club seeks to find middle ground

Lauren Kern, Staff Member April 7, 2022

Every other Thursday in room 131 at 8 a.m. the Gray Area gathers to discuss an intriguing topic. The new club, founded at the start of the school year, aims to promote healthy debate among students....

Ukraine and Russia have engaged in this perpetuating state of declaration of land for decades.

Timeline of Ukraine-Russia Tensions

Mia Khan, Staff Member March 22, 2022

1991 - Beginning Ukraine officially declared itself independent on August 24, 1991 after the communist Supreme Soviet of Ukraine proclaimed that Ukraine would no longer follow the laws of the USSR....

Orchestra brings music and life during Winter Performance

Orchestra brings music and life during Winter Performance

Marisa Tarica, Staff Member March 8, 2022

On March 3, 2022, the Butler Lake Auditorium teemed with life as the Concert, Chamber, and Symphony Orchestras played to their heart’s content. Songs performed ranged from delicate to vivacious, and...

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